The New Brunswick Association for Supported Services and Employment (NBASSE) will participate in the celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October. Light It Up! is an initiative led by the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) which started in Ontario in 2020. ODEN, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Supported Employment (CASE) is taking the initiative national in 2021.
Communities across the country will light up key landmarks in blue/purple to highlight the importance of the inclusion and employment of people with disabilities; as well as spotlighting the different ways people with disabilities can contribute to businesses in their communities and their ability to work and help their employers to be successful and competitive.

On October 6th The New Brunswick Association for Supported Services and Employment (NBASSE) will be hosting an in-person watch Party in Moncton NB for the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit. This event is virtual but NBASSE will be holding a watch party for this event in person. Register today for this summit!

Overview
The 2021 Canadian Autism Leadership Summit (CALS2021), taking place October 6, 2021, is a virtual space where attendees can share ideas, experiences, and discuss gaps in policy that impact Canadians across the country.

NBASSE has issued a request for proposal – RFP for a rebranding project. This project aims to develop a new bilingual branding and a new logo, which can be used to maximize the awareness of NBASSE in order to correspond with the strategic plan and the new Employment First model.
As well as to create specific key messaging to assist in promoting NBASSE mandate and new branding to key stakeholders: member agencies, Federal and Provincial governments, and other Employment Service Providers in New Brunswick.
Interested parties can submit their proposals until September 17th, 2021 at 4 pm.
NBASSE has issued a Request for proposal – RFP for the Development of a communication strategy for the next 6-18 months.
The main objectives of this communication strategy are to identify the best information sharing methodologies for existing internal stakeholders including government and member agencies.
As well as, identify outreach methodologies to establish regular communication with new and existing external stakeholders.
Finally, Identify and prioritize what can be achieved within a variety of budgeting limitations and make recommendations regarding timing and use of social media and other communication tools.
Interested parties can submit their proposals until September 14th, 2021 at 4 pm.
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